Andrea Holbrook

El Salvador: Cuatro Puntos Cardinales

Andrea Holbrook-Wagman is President of Holbrook Travel based in Gainesville, Florida for over 40 years. Founded by Giovanna Holbrook in 1974, Holbrook specializes in educational and natural history programs throughout Latin America, Africa, and points beyond. Holbrook works with teachers, professors, and life-long learners as well as birders, photographers, and ecotourism travelers. The Holbrook family also owns and operates Selva Verde Lodge and Private Reserve in the lowland tropical rain forests of Costa Rica. Andrea has been involved in sustainable tourism as a Board member of the Sarapiquí Conservation Learning Center, an NGO closely associated with Selva Verde whose mission it is to link communities and conservation through education and community rural tourism.

She was honored to be asked to introduce El Salvador: Cuatro Puntos Cardinales/ El Salvador: Four Cardinals Points, by director Javier Kafie about El Salvador. Holbrook is opening El Salvador as a destination in 2017/2018 and was thrilled to see a piece reflecting the cultural, socia,l and ecological diversity of the country.

Andrea is married to Robert Wagman, a Professor in the Classics department at the University of Florida and is the mother of Agatha Wagman, an 8th grader at Howard Bishop Middle School and a pianist.